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No decision yet on private copying, levy money not “peanuts”: CPCC chair

News | 09/02/2005 4:00 am EDT

From time to time, CNM gets letters from readers – and interview subjects – responding to our coverage of the industry. Below is an unedited letter from Claudette Fortier, chair of the board of directors at the Canadian Private Copying Collective (CPCC), in response to the cover article and editorial in our last issue (CNM, Aug. 18/05). Both items dealt with the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision to deny the CPCC leave to appeal an earlier ruling, made by the Federal Court of Appeal on December 14, 2004, which declared an existing levy on the digital memory inside MP3 players and similar devices to be invalid.

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